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10 years ago, Nvidia launched the G80-powered GeForce 8800 and changed PC gaming, computing forever

On November 8, 2006, Nvidia officially launched its first unified shader architecture and first DirectX 10-compatible GPU, the G80. The new chip debuted in two new cards, the $ 599 GeForce 8800 GTX and the $ 449 GeForce 8800 GTS. Today, ...

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Scientists develop a laser version of ‘Maxwell’s demon,’ get closer to quantum computing

James Clerk Maxwell might turn in his grave if he heard about some of the extremely cool things humans have done with his intellectual work. Looking at this paper, I said out loud, “They made a Maxwell’s demon out of ...

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GPU computing breakthrough? Cloud rendering company claims to run CUDA on non-Nvidia GPUs

Share This article One of the major differences between AMD and Nvidia is their share of the professional graphics market. Nvidia dominates this space and its profit margins, and while AMD has had some high profile wins with Apple, it ...

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